Joining Instructions

Mbeya University of Science and Technology (MUST), Joining Instruction For Certificate and Diploma

Mbeya University of Science and Technology (MUST), Joining Instruction For Certificate and Diploma

Welcome to our website, In this article, are you looking for Mbeya University of Science and Technology (MUST), Joining Instruction For Certificate and Diploma. I am pleased to inform you that you have been selected to join MBEYA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (MUST) in the Academic Year 2023/2024 under Private Sponsorship. You will pursue Certificate/Diploma Course as indicated in our advertisement in the website.

Table 1: Certificate and Diploma Programmes Offered by Mbeya University of Science and Technology (MUST)

iCertificate          in          Business Administration Full Time Program 
iiCertificate in Agribusiness with Technology Full Time Program 
iDiploma in Business AdministrationFull Time Program
iiDiploma in Agribusiness with TechnologyFull Time Program
iiiDiploma of Business Administration in Accounting and FinanceFull Time Program
ivDiploma of Business Administration in Marketing and EntrepreneurshipFull Time Program
vDiploma in ArchitectureFull Time Program
viDiploma in Biomedical Equipment EngineeringFull Time Program
ViiDiploma in Civil EngineeringFull Time Program
viiiDiploma in Computer EngineeringFull Time Program
ixDiploma in Computer ScienceFull Time Program
xDiploma in Electrical and Electronic EngineeringFull Time Program
xiDiploma in Electronic and Telecommunication EngineeringFull Time Program
xiiDiploma in Food science and TechnologyFull Time Program
xiiiDiploma in Highway EngineeringFull Time Program
XivDiploma in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)Full Time Program
xvDiploma in Laboratory Science and TechnologyFull Time Program
xviDiploma in Mechanical EngineeringFull Time Program
xviiDiploma in Mechatronics EngineeringFull Time Program
xviiiDiploma in Mining EngineeringFull Time Program
xixDiploma in Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Safety and Occupational HealthFull Time Program
xxDiploma of Technical Education in Civil EngineeringFull Time Program
xxiDiploma of Technical Education in Electrical and Electronics EngineeringFull Time Program
xxiiDiploma of Technical Education in Architectural Technology Full Time Program
xxiiiDiploma of Technical Education in Mechanical EngineeringFull Time Program
xivDiploma in Automotive and Auto-electrical EngineeringFull Time Program
xvDiploma in Business ComputingFull Time Program
xviDiploma in BiotechnologyFull Time Program

Related: MUST Admission System Online 2024

The duration of the courses is one year for Certificate programmes, two years for Diploma in Business Administration and Diploma in Agribusiness with Technology. Three years for Diploma in Engineering, Biotechnology, Architecture and Science programmes. At the end of the course, you will be awarded a certificate in the respective field of study. For more MUST Joining Instruction For Certificate and Diploma Check PDF FILE


University location 

Mbeya University of Science and Technology (MUST) is a Public University located in Mbeya Region in the Southern highlands of Tanzania. The University has two campuses. The Main Campus is located in Mbeya City 10 km away from the City center, off the highway to Tunduma, close to Tanzania Zambia Railway (TAZARA) station. It is adjacent to Coca Cola Company plant. Rukwa Campus College (MRCC) is located at Kianda 50 km from Sumbawanga Municipality along Tunduma Sumbawanga highway in Rukwa Region.

Beginning of the Academic Year

The first semester begins on 31/10/2023. You are therefore required to report at the University on 21/10/2023 ready for the orientation program and registration process.

3. Transport

 You will have to meet all transport expenses to and from the University on your own.

Medical Examination

You are required to undergo medical examination before registration.  The medical examination will be carried out by our University medical practitioners upon reporting.  


On arriving, you are supposed to report to the Admissions Office for registration with the following: –  

  • Joining instruction,
  • A duly filled Medical Examination form,
  • Original certificates, academic transcripts/result slips if certificates are not yet issued by the relevant examinations authority,
  • Birth Certificate (original),
  • Two recent, colored passport size photographs,
  • A dully filled acceptance form to abide by University rules and regulations, 
  • Original Bank slips and their two copies showing that appropriate fees have been paid,  Note: Students have the option of staying in campus (University hostels) or off campus. If you choose to stay in campus, you have the option of paying for either both meals and accommodation; or accommodation only. If you pay for accommodation only you will

Have your own means to get your meals. However, it should be understood that it is strictly prohibited to cook in the hostels.

There are two alternatives to effect payments: either to pay the whole amount in one installment or pay the fees in four installments as shown in the fees structure (Table 2 to Table 13).

Dress code

As a student of Mbeya University of Science and Technology you will need to adhere to the University’s Dress Code. However, you are advised to view the prohibited dressing styles and types for your knowledge in the University’s website thereafter download the Students’ Dress Code Acknowledgement Form for filling in all the required information before submitting them to the University.

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